→ Last week, there was an internet frenzy about local boy Josh Hutcherson being the new “Spider-Man” in the next film, but no—not gonna happen. The Cincinnati Nation tells us another actor will play the part. Reports are also coming in that another local spider, Roger Ach, was up for the role but demanded too much money.
→ Our forever thoughtful Cincinnati City Council has found a new way to cut the number of people staying in homeless shelters. What do you do? You kick out the beggars. Streetvibes Blog gives us the story. Come the next election, maybe it’s time to “kick” out some members of city council.
→ Cincinnati’s very own golden boy John Boehner had a pretty bad week last week which led to more crying, but cheer up John. Stephen Colbert has come to your defense. Go to Crooks and Liars to get all happy.
→ Is RNC Chairman Michael Steele dumb? Wonkette reports that he thinks the Afghanistan war is bad and, of course, war loving Republicans don’t like this. Wow, I can’t believe it. For once in my life, I’m actually agreeing with Michael Steele.
→ We did a few posts here last week on the evils of marijuana and how our local police force is doing a most excellent job in keeping us safe from this horrible drug, but are they keeping our children safe from nutmeg? I urge our local men and women in blue to go to Gawker and get educated.
→ And finally, because it’s the Fourth of July, many of you tonight will be screwing around with fireworks in your backyard and acting like you know what you’re doing with them while you probably don’t. Do yourself a favor and go to The Cincinnati Man and get some safety tips on how not to blow yourself up.
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